Nearly 39 million residents of the United States was left without a job due to the restrictive measures imposed in the country because of the danger of the spread of a new type of coronavirus. It is reported Associated Press with reference to the message of the American Ministry of labour.

Over the past week for unemployment benefits appealed more than 2.4 million people, specified in the message. It is noted that the total number of jobless rose to 38.6 million

Thus, according to the Ministry, the last seven weeks, a decrease in the number of applications, however, it is still ten times more than the same show in the pre-crisis period.

December 31, 2019, the Chinese government announced the outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan. The causative agent is a new type of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19. March 11, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic.